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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake County

Emotional Support and Life Satisfaction

How often do you get the social and emotional support you need?

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  Total
Respond.^
Always Usually Sometimes Rarely Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,228 7,990 51.3 50.1-52.6 4,293 29.1 28.0-30.3 1,792 12.3 11.5-13.2 506 3.6 3.1- 4.2 647 3.6 3.2- 4.1
-Wake County 568 280 46.1 40.9-51.3 185 33.6 28.8-38.9 73 14.0 10.6-18.2 15 3.1 1.6- 6.1 15 3.2 1.7- 5.9
GENDER
Male 232 122 48.9 41.0-56.9 74 33.1 25.9-41.3 24 12.3 7.5-19.6 5 3.2 1.1- 8.7 7 2.4 1.0- 5.5
Female 336 158 43.4 36.6-50.3 111 34.1 27.8-41.0 49 15.6 11.3-21.0 10 3.1 1.2- 7.4 8 3.9 1.6- 9.0
RACE
White 425 212 48.6 42.5-54.7 153 38.9 33.0-45.1 43 8.6 6.2-11.8 10 2.5 1.0- 6.0 7 1.5 0.6- 3.6
Other 142 68 41.9 32.6-51.9 32 23.5 15.8-33.5 30 25.6 17.3-36.0 5 4.6 1.6-12.3 7 4.4 2.0- 9.3
AGE
18-44 198 82 40.2 32.4-48.6 73 37.2 29.4-45.8 33 15.6 10.4-22.6 6 4.0 1.6-10.1 4 3.0 1.0- 8.6
45+ 364 193 51.9 45.8-57.9 111 30.0 24.8-35.7 40 12.5 8.8-17.5 9 2.2 1.1- 4.4 11 3.4 1.8- 6.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 132 56 31.8 23.1-42.1 34 28.4 19.4-39.5 25 23.3 14.8-34.8 9 8.4 3.5-18.7 8 8.2 3.6-17.4
Some College + 435 224 51.5 45.6-57.4 150 35.6 30.0-41.6 48 10.5 7.6-14.3 6 1.2 0.5- 2.7 7 1.3 0.6- 2.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 206 92 34.4 26.7-42.9 62 32.5 24.0-42.2 37 23.4 16.0-32.8 6 3.6 1.1-10.6 9 6.2 2.7-13.5
$50,000+ 303 158 53.1 46.2-59.9 109 36.0 29.7-42.8 28 8.4 5.5-12.5 5 1.8 0.7- 4.3 3 0.8 0.2- 2.8

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^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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